Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Hiking in the Smokies/English Mountain Llama Treks
Guided hikes in the smoky mountains using llamas as packers. Wilderness adventure hike can be tailored for families, seniors, backpackers, and could include wildlife photography, birding, fishing, or whitewater rafting. Trips in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina and in Tennessee—convenient to Gatlinburg, Knoxville, and Asheville..

University of Tennessee Smoky Mountain Field School is a joint effort by the University of Tennessee and the staff of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For 18 years now, the Field School has been providing educational opportunities in the wilderness for everyone from small children to backcountry veterans. Day classes, night classes, and guided tours are only the beginning.

The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is a year-round residential environmental education center in the Smokies that offers workshops and programs for everyone from grade-school children to Elders hostel groups and teachers. Programs may include hiking, slide shows on flora and fauna, mountain music, living history, and wildlife demonstrations. A fee is charged. For more information, call 423-448-6709.


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